Accounting for service concession arrangements: 5 things to know

Start adding items to your reading lists:
Save this item to:
This item has been saved to your reading list.


PwC’s Heather Horn and Dusty Stallings discuss 5 things you need to know about accounting for service concession arrangements.

Service concession arrangements can be long term in nature, so day 1 accounting decisions will impact your financial statements for a long time. Tune in as Dusty Stallings joins Heather Horn to discuss 5 things you need to know about implementing the new guidance. Topics include:

  • 0:43 - Overview. What is a service concession and what do we mean by ‘doing business with the government?’
  • 2:29 - Scope. We dive into the scope of the new guidance in ASC 853 and talk about who it applies to.
  • 17:43 - Common questions. To close out, we address common questions, including those on disclosure requirements and determining performance obligations.

About our guest

Dusty Stallings is a PwC partner who specializes in the application and interpretation of revenue recognition guidance. Dusty has worked closely with standard setters and industry experts in interpreting the new revenue recognition guidance, and assisted numerous multinational companies with application and implementation.

About our host

Heather Horn is PwC's National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.

Contact us

Heather Horn

Heather Horn

US Strategic Thought Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

David Schmid

David Schmid

International Accounting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

Follow us